Personal Information. We do not collect personal information on the thecollegian.com Website, except we will use your email address or phone number to respond to your questions, suggestions, and/or requests for assistance. We never sell, share or rent your personal information to any third parties unless we have your express permission, or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is required by law.
Purchase Information. When you make a payment using a credit card, we collect your name, your billing address for the card, the card type, number, and expiration date. We collect this information in order to bill you for your purchase.
Cookies and Other Computer Information. When you visit thecollegian.com, you will be assigned a permanent “cookie” (a small text file) to be stored on your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to identify you when you visit our site so we can enhance and customize your online experience renting at The Collegian.
Security of Your Personal Information. To protect your online transactions, we use a technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). If your browser is capable of SSL (and most are), your personal information will be automatically encrypted, or encoded, before it is sent over the Internet.
thecollegian.com has also obtained a digital certificate from Verisign, Inc., a leading provider of Internet trust services. When you enter a secure portion of our site (which is any page containing any of your personal information), an image of a closed lock or a solid key should appear in the bottom bar of your browser window. If you click on this image, a small pop-up window displaying site-security information will appear. This certificate guarantees that your personal information is being transmitted in secure (encrypted) form to a thecollegian.com Web server, not to some unknown or unauthorized server.